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California Academy of Sciences

This collection contains items from the California Academy of Sciences in San Francisco.

The California Academy of Sciences is a leading scientific and cultural institution based in San Francisco. It is home to an aquarium, planetarium, natural history museum, and research and education programs, which engage people of all ages and backgrounds on two of the most important topics of our time: life and its sustainability. Founded in 1853, the Academy’s mission is to explore, explain, and sustain life. Visit www.calacademy.org for more information.

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texts 3,055
movies 81
TOPIC
ants 2,544
article 2,544
Science 348
Natural history 77
Science -- Societies, etc 38
Herald, Earl Stannard 37
California Academy of Sciences 34
californialightandsound 30
2014 22
Biodiversity 22
Khan Academy 22
California Academy of Sciences. Dept. of Ornithology & Mammalogy -- Catalogs 13
Television programs 12
california academy of sciences 10
science in action 10
Birds -- Catalogs and collections 9
Exacte wetenschappen 9
Sciences 9
Biodiversity Hotspots 8
Plants 7
Archives 5
Classification 5
Eriogonum 5
Howell, John Thomas, 1903-1994 5
Identification 5
Science -- Periodicals 5
Mammals -- Catalogs and collections 4
Physics 4
Zoology 4
steinhart aquarium 4
1893 3
Animals 3
Birds 3
Botany 3
Earl Stannard 3
Herald 3
Heredity 3
Agassiz, Louis, 1807-1873 2
Arctic: Exploration 2
Atomic-nuclear: Civil Defense 2
Behr, Hans Herman, 1818-1904 2
Biodiversity Fieldwork 2
Biodiversity analyses and unknowns 2
Chang, Hsien-Wu 2
Crustacea 2
Distribution Patterns 2
Geology 2
Global threats to biodiversity 2
Harnessing science and education for biodiversity conservation 2
Health and Hygiene 2
Henry, Joseph, 1797-1878 2
Local threats to biodiversity 2
Mathematics 2
Mollusks -- California 2
Natural history -- California 2
Occupations: Oil Workers 2
Oil Industry 2
Orr, Robert T. (Robert Thomas), 1908-1994 2
Physicians 2
Radar 2
Smithsonian Institution 2
Space: Culture 2
Stebbins, Robert C. (Robert Cyril), 1915-2013 2
Submarines 2
White, Harvey Elliott, 1902-1988 2
Administrative Personnel 1
Alvord, William, 1833-1904 1
Amphibians--Catalogs and collections 1
Avery, Benjamin Parke, 1828-1875 1
Bascom, William Russell, 1912-1981 1
Beckman, Arnold 1
Biodiversity and Ecosystem Functions 1
Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services 1
Birds -- California San Francisco 1
Birds—Eggs--Catalogs and collections 1
Birds—Nests--Catalogs and collections 1
Bivalvia -- Indexes 1
Bolin 1
Botanique 1
California Academy of Sciences. Dept. of Herpetology -- Catalogs 1
Chinese 1
Chinois 1
Cogswell, Howard L. 1
Coquillages 1
Courants marins 1
Crustacés 1
Downs, Theodore 1
Eames, Charles 1
Ethnologie 1
Ethnology 1
Feldstein, Milton 1
Freden, Stanley 1
Fusus 1
Geologists 1
Golden Gate Park (San Francisco, Calif.) 1
Gould, William R., 1919-2006 1
Hanley, Sylvanus Charles Thorp, 1819-1899 1
Harkness, Harvey Willson, 1821-1901 1
Hittell, Theodore Henry, 1830-1917 1
Homme 1
Host-parasite relationships 1
Indians 1
Indiens 1
Irvin, Leslie A. 1
Jewett, Ezekiel, 1791-1877 1
Kennicott, Robert, 1835-1866 1
Limbaugh, Conrad, 1924-1960 1
Lindsay, George E. (George Edmund), 1916-2002 1
Lories 1
Man 1
McAlear, James H. 1
McColly, Don W. 1
McNeely, William 1
Merrill, Paul W. 1
Mollusks 1
Mollusques 1
Mount Wilson Observatory 1
Museums 1
Natural history -- History 1
Naufrages 1
Ocean currents 1
Paleontologists 1
Palomar Observatory 1
Parrots 1
Pigford, Thomas H. 1
Poulter, Thomas 1
Public schools 1
Ralph 1
Reptiles--Catalogs and collections 1
Rhamacées 1
Rhamnaceae 1
Routely, Paul 1
San Diego Zoo 1
Schawlow, Arthur L., 1921-1999 1
Science -- Societies, etc. California, Southern 1
Science -- Study and teaching 1
Scientists -- United States 1
Seaborg, Glenn T. (Glenn Theodore), 1912-1999 1
Shaw, Charles 1
Shellfish 1
Shipwrecks 1
Stanley, Wendell M. (Wendell Meredith), 1904-1971 1
Stebbins, Savage, Donald Elvin, 1917- 1
Steinhart Aquarium 1
Stewart, George F., 1908-1982 1
Tachinidae 1
Webb, James E. (James Edwin), 1906-1992 1
White, R. Steven 1
Whitford, Albert E. (Albert Edward), 1905-2002 1
Whitford, Gates, Thomas M. 1
Wurster, William Wilson 1
antelope goat 1
bub_upload 1
canaries 1
genealogy 1
la brea tar pits 1
lawrence radiation laboratory 1
leopard cubs 1
los angeles county museum 1
saiga 1
sharks 1
slow loris 1
solar parallax 1
space geography, science in action 1
tree frog 1
uc berkeley 1
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Click to return to Ant Texts collection page. Url: http://research.amnh.org/entomology/social_insects/ants/publications/11081/11081.pdf
Topics: ants, article
Prelinger Archives
by California Academy of Sciences
7,948
4
1
Kinescope of Fifties science TV program featuring discussions and demonstrations. This episode is devoted to submarines, their design and operation, the duties of the crew and the use of the escape lung. Guests: Fleet Admiral Chester Nimitz and Vice Admiral Charles Lockwood. Animal of the Week: Toucan. Host: Dr. Earl S. Herald.
( 1 reviews )
Topics: Science, Television programs, Submarines
Prelinger Archives
by California Academy of Sciences
7,075
5
1
Kinescope of Fifties science TV program featuring discussions and demonstrations. This program is devoted to glaciers, and also includes a promo for the Academy of Sciences. Guests: Father Bernard Hubbard, the "Glacier Priest" (Santa Clara University, Department of Geology), and Dick Nile (student at San Francisco's Mission High School), demonstrating a precipitator. Animal of the Week: California Ground Squirrel. Host: Dr. Earl S. Herald. Date thought to be 1956.
( 1 reviews )
Topics: Science, Television programs, Arctic: Exploration
Prelinger Archives
by California Academy of Sciences
6,868
2
2
Kinescope of Fifties science TV program featuring discussions and demonstrations. Guest: Dr. Harvey R. White (University of California). Animal of the Week: Gopher. Host: Dr. Earl S. Herald.
( 2 reviews )
Topics: Science, Television programs, Physics
Prelinger Archives
by California Academy of Sciences
6,792
4
1
Kinescope of Fifties science TV program featuring discussions and demonstrations. This episode is devoted to submarines, their design and operation, the duties of the crew and the use of the escape lung. Guests: Fleet Admiral Chester Nimitz and Vice Admiral Charles Lockwood. Animal of the Week: Toucan. Host: Dr. Earl S. Herald.
( 1 reviews )
Topics: Science, Television programs, Submarines
Url: http://antbase.org/ants/publications/20349/20349.pdf
Topics: ants, article
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by California Academy of Sciences
5,912
0
0
Includes bibliographies
Topics: Natural history -- History, Natural history
Ant Texts
by Wilson, E. O.
5,491
7
1
Url: http://antbase.org/ants/publications/13347/13347.pdf
( 1 reviews )
Topics: ants, article
Click to return to Ant Texts collection page. Url: http://antbase.org/ants/publications/6384/6384.pdf
Topics: ants, article
Ant Texts
by Wolcott, G. N.
4,501
0
0
Url: http://antbase.org/ants/publications/13389/13389.pdf
Topics: ants, article
Prelinger Archives
by California Academy of Sciences
4,397
5
0
Kinescope of Fifties science TV program featuring discussions and demonstrations. This episode is dedicated to the study of the effects of space travel on human physiology.
Topics: Science, Television programs, Space: Culture, Health and Hygiene
Prelinger Archives
by California Academy of Sciences
4,391
3
0
Kinescope of Fifties science TV program featuring discussions and demonstrations. In this episode, host Earl Herald interviews Brigadeer General James W. Andrew of the U.S. Air Force, about the uses and technology of radar as an air defense tool.
Topics: Science, Television programs, Atomic-nuclear: Civil Defense, Radar
Prelinger Archives
by California Academy of Sciences
4,317
4
1
Kinescope of Fifties science TV program featuring discussions and demonstrations. In this episode, host Earl Herald interviews Howard G. Vesper, VP of Standard Oil Company of California, about the science of oil drilling.
( 1 reviews )
Topics: Science, Television programs, Oil Industry, Occupations: Oil Workers
Prelinger Archives
by California Academy of Sciences
4,102
5
1
Kinescope of Fifties science TV program featuring discussions and demonstrations. This episode is dedicated to the study of the effects of space travel on human physiology.
( 1 reviews )
Topics: Science, Television programs, Space: Culture, Health and Hygiene
American Libraries
by California Academy of Sciences; California Academy of Sciences
3,892
0
0
Topic: Science -- Periodicals
Prelinger Archives
by California Academy of Sciences
3,865
2
2
Kinescope of Fifties science TV program featuring discussions and demonstrations. Guest: Dr. Harvey R. White (University of California). Animal of the Week: Gopher. Host: Dr. Earl S. Herald.
( 2 reviews )
Topics: Science, Television programs, Physics
American Libraries
by California Academy of Sciences
3,865
0
1
Book digitized by Google from the library of Harvard University and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.
( 1 reviews )
Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=y0gUAAAAYAAJ&oe=UTF-8
Prelinger Archives
by California Academy of Sciences
3,708
3
0
Kinescope of Fifties science TV program featuring discussions and demonstrations. This program is devoted to glaciers, and also includes a promo for the Academy of Sciences. Guests: Father Bernard Hubbard, the "Glacier Priest" (Santa Clara University, Department of Geology), and Dick Nile (student at San Francisco's Mission High School), demonstrating a precipitator. Animal of the Week: California Ground Squirrel...
Topics: Science, Television programs, Arctic: Exploration
Url: http://antbase.org/ants/publications/14544/14544.pdf
Topics: ants, article
American Libraries
3,403
0
0
Book digitized by Google and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.
Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=bEFDIw6nlcgC&oe=UTF-8
American Libraries
by California Academy of Sciences; California Academy of Sciences
3,278
0
0
Topic: Science -- Periodicals
American Libraries
by California Academy of Sciences; California Academy of Sciences
3,097
0
0
Topic: Science -- Periodicals
Ant Texts
2,938
0
0
Click to return to Ant Texts collection page. Url: http://antbase.org/ants/publications/4592/4592.pdf
Topics: ants, article
Ant Texts
by Wheeler, W. M.
2,931
0
0
Click to return to Ant Texts collection page. Url: http://research.amnh.org/entomology/social_insects/ants/publications/3344/3344.pdf
Topics: ants, article
Ant Texts
by Kusnezov, N.
2,898
0
0
Click to return to Ant Texts collection page. Url: http://research.amnh.org/entomology/social_insects/ants/publications/11156/11156.pdf
Topics: ants, article
Prelinger Archives
by California Academy of Sciences
2,898
4
0
Kinescope of Fifties science TV program featuring discussions and demonstrations. In this episode, host Earl Herald interviews Brigadeer General James W. Andrew of the U.S. Air Force, about the uses and technology of radar as an air defense tool.
Topics: Science, Television programs, Atomic-nuclear: Civil Defense, Radar
Community Texts
by Mailliard, Joseph, 1857-; California Academy of Sciences
2,581
3
0
Description of birds in San Francisco's Golden Gate Park
Topics: Birds -- California San Francisco, Golden Gate Park (San Francisco, Calif.)
American Libraries
by California academy of sciences
2,520
0
0
Book digitized by Google and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.
Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=UY4KAAAAIAAJ&oe=UTF-8
Published very infrequently
Ant Texts
2,429
0
0
Click to return to Ant Texts collection page. Url: http://research.amnh.org/entomology/social_insects/ants/publications/11043/11043.pdf
Topics: ants, article
Click to return to Ant Texts collection page. Url: http://antbase.org/ants/publications/4589/4589.pdf
Topics: ants, article
Click to return to Ant Texts collection page. Url: http://research.amnh.org/entomology/social_insects/ants/publications/4535/4535.pdf
Topics: ants, article
Vol. 25 is composed entirely of the Alice Eastwood semi-centennial publications, no. 1-18, of the California academy of sciences
Topic: Science -- Societies, etc
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by California Academy of Sciences
2,369
0
0
Published very infrequently
Prelinger Archives
by California Academy of Sciences
2,342
3
0
Kinescope of Fifties science TV program featuring discussions and demonstrations. In this episode, host Earl Herald interviews Howard G. Vesper, VP of Standard Oil Company of California, about the science of oil drilling.
Topics: Science, Television programs, Oil Industry, Occupations: Oil Workers
Vol. 25 is composed entirely of the Alice Eastwood semi-centennial publications, no. 1-18, of the California academy of sciences
Topic: Science -- Societies, etc
American Libraries
by California Academy of Sciences. Dept. of Ornithology and Mammalogy
2,327
0
0
CAS ORN #50200-62844
Topics: Birds -- Catalogs and collections, California Academy of Sciences. Dept. of Ornithology &...
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by California Academy of Sciences
2,307
0
0
Published very infrequently
Vol. 25 is composed entirely of the Alice Eastwood semi-centennial publications, no. 1-18, of the California academy of sciences
Topic: Science -- Societies, etc
Vol. 25 is composed entirely of the Alice Eastwood semi-centennial publications, no. 1-18, of the California academy of sciences
Topic: Science -- Societies, etc
American Libraries
2,276
0
0
Book digitized by Google and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.
Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=mcCOYypy058C&oe=UTF-8
Vol. 25 is composed entirely of the Alice Eastwood semi-centennial publications, no. 1-18, of the California academy of sciences
Topic: Science -- Societies, etc
American Libraries
by California Academy of Sciences; California Academy of Sciences
2,234
0
0
Topic: Science -- Periodicals
Click to return to Ant Texts collection page. Url: http://research.amnh.org/entomology/social_insects/ants/publications/8474/8474.pdf
Topics: ants, article
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by California Academy of Sciences
2,199
0
0
Published very infrequently
Ant Texts
by Wheeler, W. M.
2,194
0
0
Click to return to Ant Texts collection page. Url: http://antbase.org/ants/publications/10637/10637.pdf
Topics: ants, article
Ant Texts
2,157
0
0
Url: http://antbase.org/ants/publications/21138/21138.pdf
Topics: ants, article
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by California Academy of Sciences
2,151
0
0
Published very infrequently
Biological abstracts
Topic: Science
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by California Academy of Sciences
2,087
0
0
Published very infrequently
Ant Texts
2,084
0
0
Click to return to Ant Texts collection page. Url: http://research.amnh.org/entomology/social_insects/ants/publications/4607/4607.pdf
Topics: ants, article
Ant Texts
2,046
0
0
Ants PDF's for testing...
Click to return to Ant Texts collection page. Url: http://research.amnh.org/entomology/social_insects/ants/publications/8099/8099.pdf
Topics: ants, article
Vol. 25 is composed entirely of the Alice Eastwood semi-centennial publications, no. 1-18, of the California academy of sciences
Topic: Science -- Societies, etc
Click to return to Ant Texts collection page. Url: http://antbase.org/ants/publications/9575/9575.pdf
Topics: ants, article
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by California Academy of Sciences; California Academy of Natural Sciences. Proceedings of the California Academy of Natural Sciences
1,988
0
0
During the interval between the lst and 2d series two pamphlets of Proceedings were published, 1880-1881, relating to the Jeanette Arctic expedition; also the 2 vols. (8 nos.) of the Bulletin, 1884/1886-1886/1887
Topic: Science
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Southern California Academy of Sciences
1,966
0
0
Bibliography of agriculture
Topics: Science, Natural history, Natural history
Biological abstracts
Topic: Science
Ant Texts
by Collingwood, C. A.
1,899
0
0
Click to return to Ant Texts collection page. Url: http://research.amnh.org/entomology/social_insects/ants/publications/9504/9504.pdf
Topics: ants, article
Vol. 25 is composed entirely of the Alice Eastwood semi-centennial publications, no. 1-18, of the California academy of sciences
Topic: Science -- Societies, etc
Click to return to Ant Texts collection page. Url: http://research.amnh.org/entomology/social_insects/ants/publications/4129/4129.pdf
Topics: ants, article
Vol. 25 is composed entirely of the Alice Eastwood semi-centennial publications, no. 1-18, of the California academy of sciences
Topic: Science -- Societies, etc
Vol. 25 is composed entirely of the Alice Eastwood semi-centennial publications, no. 1-18, of the California academy of sciences
Topic: Science -- Societies, etc
Published very infrequently
Vol. 25 is composed entirely of the Alice Eastwood semi-centennial publications, no. 1-18, of the California academy of sciences
Topic: Science -- Societies, etc
American Libraries
by California academy of sciences
1,828
0
0
Book digitized by Google and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.
Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=QukWcYxp6mkC&oe=UTF-8
Vol. 25 is composed entirely of the Alice Eastwood semi-centennial publications, no. 1-18, of the California academy of sciences
Topic: Science -- Societies, etc
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by California Academy of Sciences
1,824
0
0
Published very infrequently
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by California Academy of Sciences
1,784
0
0
Published very infrequently
Click to return to Ant Texts collection page. Url: http://antbase.org/ants/publications/10378/10378.pdf
Topics: ants, article
Biological abstracts
Topic: Science
Vol. 25 is composed entirely of the Alice Eastwood semi-centennial publications, no. 1-18, of the California academy of sciences
Topic: Science -- Societies, etc
American Libraries
by California Academy of Sciences. Dept. of Ornithology and Mammalogy
1,698
0
0
CAS ORN #62845-86404
Topics: Birds -- Catalogs and collections, California Academy of Sciences. Dept. of Ornithology &...
Click to return to Ant Texts collection page. Url: http://research.amnh.org/entomology/social_insects/ants/publications/2958/2958.pdf
Topics: ants, article
Vol. 25 is composed entirely of the Alice Eastwood semi-centennial publications, no. 1-18, of the California academy of sciences
Topic: Science -- Societies, etc